|Umbilical Stem Cells -- Groks Science Show 2006-08-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Stem cells have the potential to cure many diseases, but viable therapies are mainly still experimental, including those from umbilical cord blood. On this program, Dr. David Steenblock discussed stem cell therapies.
Keywords: science; stem cells
|Uncertain Oil -- Groks Science Show 2002-10-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Petroleum based fuel products will soon become a scarce resource. Developing alternative fuel sources is a profound challenge for science. On this program, Roland Hwang discussed these emerging technologies.
|Uncertainty in Science -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The evolution of uncertainty in scientific thought is a relatively recent occurrence. The emergence of this ideas has roots in not only science, but art and philosophy as well. On this program, Dr. David Peat discussed the history of uncertainty in science.
|Unconquered -- Groks Science Show 2012-03-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The Amazon is one of the last unspoiled territories, where the indiginous tribes have remained largely untouched by modern civilization. On this program, Scott Wallace discussed the unconquered tribes of the Amazon.
Keywords: science; anthropology; amazon; fleicheros; groks
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|Universe Ticket -- Groks Science Show 2013-05-22 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The universe is a very large place and it often helps to have a guide. On this episode, Megan Watzke discussed a guide to the cosmos.
Keywords: science; cosmology; astronomy; groks
|Universe Verse -- Groks Science Show 2013-09-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
As the internet expands, the barriers to spreading scientific knowledge falls. Yet, there is never enough science education. On this program, James Dunbar talks about his Kickstarter project, the Universe Verse.
Keywords: science literacy; education; kickstarter; universe; rhyming
|Unnatural Amino Acids -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Amino acids are the constituent building blocks for all of the proteins in our bodies. However, there are several natural and unnatural amino acids not found in proteins that could be used to design novel protein structures. This show featured a discussion of the methods for synthesizing these unnatural amino acids.
|Urban Development -- Groks Science Show 2008-04-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Developing the infrastructure of poor urban environments remains a major challenge for sustainable growth. On this program, Dr. Timothy Campbell discussed capacity building and urban development.
Keywords: science; capacity building; public policy
|Urban Sustainability -- Groks Science Show 2005-10-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Current trends in urbanization are unsustainable with current practices. Randy Hayes, Oakland Sustainability Director, discussed his efforts at rainforest protection and urban sustainability.